[K12OSN] OT: bash help - copying a series of files

Rob Owens rob.owens at biochemfluidics.com
Thu Dec 11 17:41:51 UTC 2008

I've read this somewhere before, but I'm having trouble finding it on

I need to copy a series of files without using a loop.  I think the
syntax is something like:  cp /path/to/[file1 file2] /destination/folder

But that doesn't work.  Does anybody know the correct syntax?  Google
isn't so good at searching special characters like [ and {


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